Salt River Fields to stage fifth annual Larry Fitzgerald Celebrity Softball Game

Larry FitzgeraldThe Larry Fitzgerald Double Play Celebrity Softball Game returns to Salt River Fields for its fifth year. This year’s game takes place 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25.

Fans can see the celebrities in action as they go head-to-head in the highly anticipated softball game, all for charity.

The family-friendly event benefits the Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund, which supports nonprofit organizations that assist children and families throughout the country such as the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the American Cancer Society, Make a Wish Foundation, and more.

Celebrity softball players and coaches will be announced closer to date. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; the Homerun Derby begins at 6 p.m. and the game begins at 7 p.m.

General admission is $20.  Plus, this year an exclusive new ticket opportunity is available: four tickets in each dugout that allows fans to sit in the dugout with players.  These exclusive tickets in either the First or Third Base Dugouts are $500 each.

Parking is free. Purchase tickets online at www.SaltRiverFields.com.

The Larry Fitzgerald Double Play Celebrity Softball Game is A Frostchild Production.

Salt River Fields is a central landmark within the emerging Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination . The world-class, LEED Certified Gold venue is now in its fifth season as spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies.

The facility is located at 7555 North Pima Road, Scottsdale. Visit www.SaltRiverFields.com for the latest information.

Since 2005, the goal of The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund, a 501 (c) 3, has been to assist children and their families lead happier and healthier lives. The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund provides significant gifts in time, money and resources to support programs and institutions across the country.

Organizations like the Arizona Tempe School District, the Boys and Girls Club of Arizona and the Big Brother/Big Sister program in Arizona continue to receive ongoing contributions to help support their missions. Additional beneficiaries include, but are not limited to Horizons Youth Program at Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis, the Plano Vision Development Center in Chicago and the Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, all of who are dedicated to making a difference in our communities.

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